Brian Cox (actor)

Scottish actor

Brian Denis Cox, CBE (born 1 June 1946) is a Scottish actor who is best known for his roles in Manhunter, Rushmore, X2, Troy, and in RED. He has won an Emmy Award and an BAFTA Award. In 2018, he began playing Logan Roy in the television series Succession.

Cox in 2016

Cox was born on 1 June 1946 in Dundee, Scotland.[1] He studied at the Dundee Repertory Theatre and at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Cox was married to Caroline Burt from 1968 until they divorced in 1986. He married Nicole Ansari in 2002. With Burt, he had four children, two who were stillborn. With Ansari, he has two sons.


  1. "Brian Cox Biography (1946-)". filmreference. 2008. Retrieved 4 April 2008.

cox voiced Emperor Nero for heirloom audios production adaptation of G.A henty's beric the Briton to radio. He has also appeared in Braveheart, rob Roy and bourne identity.

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